Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 12 August 2015

The day’s best and most impor­tant design- and design business-focused arti­cles, tuto­ri­als, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.

  • How to cut out hair in Photoshop
    When chang­ing back­grounds in Photoshop, get­ting an accu­rate selec­tion around hair is tricky - here’s how to do it using the Refine Edge tool in three sim­ple steps.Tags: Photoshop por­traits
  • 5 Keys to Growing a Successful Side Project Without Quitting Your Day Job

    Holding down a day job while hus­tling the pas­sion project can be done—if you can check your ego and apply your­self to com­plet­ing both jobs at hand. A side hus­tle involves going the extra mile for your cur­rent employ­er and bank­ing the trust of man­agers and work­place col­leagues, an irre­place­able asset that you’ll need when you final­ly decide your side gig is the full-time pas­sion project.

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  • 23 Awesome Online Resources for Design Inspiration
    Whether you are a guru or an aspir­ing design­er, these online resources will inspire you to improve on your craft, whether it is web design or print. Enjoy!Tags: Design Inspiration
  • The 52 best After Effects tuto­ri­als for begin­ners and beyond.
    Whether you’re a begin­ner, inter­me­di­ate or expert, you’ll find some­thing use­ful in our col­lec­tion of After Effects tuto­ri­als.
  • Designers: 10 Presentation & Talks You Need to See

    Here are 10 amaz­ing pre­sen­ta­tions on top­ics dear to every designer’s heart, cov­er­ing every­thing from deal­ing with clients to web typog­ra­phy, respon­sive web design to impos­tor syn­drome. They may not be the most recent of talks but what is impor­tant is the mes­sage the talks are try­ing to deliv­er.

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  • 5 Free Ways to Make the Most of Your Content
    You’ve bought some con­tent from a copy­writer - but what now? If you’re clever, you can put that con­tent to work in a num­ber of new ways. All for free!Tags: ContentMarketing CM copy­writ­ing
  • Stone Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial
    Create a nice old-looking grungy stone text effect.Tags: Photoshop

Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™

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